ERIC Number: ED314523
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-May
Family and Child Homelessness. Revised.
Homelessness Exchange, Washington, DC.
This packet contains documents that provide information about family and child homelessness and the need to address homelessness within the context of community development. The following sections are included: (1) "Family Homelessness" (Homelessness Information Exchange); (2) "A Report on the 1988 National Survey on Shelters for the Homeless" (U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development); (3) "A Shelter Is Not a Home" (Manhattan Borough President's Task Force on Housing for Homeless Families); (4) "Family Homelessness and Housing" (Wellspring House, Inc.); (5) "Study of Homeless Children and Families: Preliminary Findings" (Child Welfare League of American and Traveler's Aid International); (6) "Homeless Families: A Neglected Crisis" (U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Government Operations); (7) "A Service Model for Homeless Families" (Massachusetts Organization of State Funded Shelter Providers); (8) "Homeless Children and Education" (Center for Law and Education, Homelessness Information Exchange, and the National Coalition for the Homeless); (9) Examples of Family Programs; (10) a collection of articles on homeless families; (11) a list of nine organizations to contact for more information; and (12) a bibliography with 49 references. Appended is a list of publications available from the Homelessness Information Exchange. Eight tables, five charts, and one diagram are included. (JS)
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Community Action, Community Organizations, Disadvantaged Youth, Family Characteristics, Family Programs, Health Programs, Helping Relationship, Homeless People, Housing Needs, Information Services, Social Services, Voluntary Agencies
Homelessness Information Exchange, 1830 Connecticut Ave., NW, 4th floor, Washington, DC 20009 ($10.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Edison Electric Inst., Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Homelessness Exchange, Washington, DC.
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